DESIREE STAPLES - SAG-AFTRA, - AEA (EMC)

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Represented by:

Bravo Talent Management (IL) (847) 428-4401 / (312) 554-5122 Models, Print, Product Print, Theatrical

FireStarter Entertainment (CA) Theatre: (213) 531-0547 x 701 / TV/Film: (213) 531-0547 x 713

FireStarter Entertainment (NY) 212-651-9042 x 701

Smith Young Talent Agency (GA) (470) 440-1500 SAG-AFTRA, Theatrical

Smith Young Talent Agency - LA (CA) (310) 526-3030

TELEVISION/NEW MEDIA

Immigrant / Unt. Chippendales Project

Co-Star

HULU / dir. Matt Shakman

In The Cut

Guest Star

Bounce TV/Bentley Kyle Evans

Family Massacre

Co-Star

Oxygen/dir. Chris Rowe

It's What She Would Have Wanted (Mill Valley, LA Shorts)

Series Regular

Pilot/dir. Nate Trinrud

Dumped

Co-Star

Issa Rae Presents’/Ciji C.

Stupid Cupid

Recurring

NY Media/NY Life/Sarah Hunt

The Influencers (LA Femme, Dances With Films Pilots)

Series Regular

Pilot/dir. Katie Burris

500 lb Man (15 Million Views on Clickhole/The Onion)

Lead

Clickhole/Karl Blomberg

FILM

My Divorce Party

Starring

Dir. Heidi Weitzer

Scrap

Supporting

Dir. Vivian Kerr

Take Me To Tarzana

Supporting

Dir: Maceo Greenberg

Swipe Up, Vivian (Outfest)

Lead

Dir: Hannah Welever

Life (Cannes Film Festival 2019)

Lead

Dir: Johanna Nystroem

Saving Santa (Silver State Film Festival, Indie Short Fest)

Starring

Dir: Lauren Richards

Wine Bottles (Silver State Film Festival, Her Night of Film)

Starring

Dir: Kay Tuxford

Pressure (Dances with Films)

Lead

Dir: Adria Dawn

Ginger

Supporting

Dir: Johnny Woj

THEATRE (Partial List)

Kafka's The Trial (Off-Broadway)

Leni

The Cherry Lane Theater/NY

Empire Burlesque

Principal Performer

The Broad/Dan Castellaneta

Dream Ticket (NYC Premiere)

Wanda Puffin

NYC Fringe/Ryan Bernsten

On The Town

Ensemble/Lounge Singer U/S performed

Marriott Lincolnshire Chicago

Legally Blonde

Paulette Bonafonte

Northwestern University

Putnam County Spelling Bee

Rona Lisa Peretti

Northwestern University

Cabaret

Fraulein Kost

Northwestern University

The Drowsy Chaperone

The Chaperone

Northwestern University

TRAINING

Acting

Doug Warhit

Saxon Trainor

Auditioning for Film/TV

Lisa London

Ongoing since September 2020

Formal

Northwestern University

BA- Drama/Musical Theater

Stella Adler Summer Conservatory

Acting Studio Chicago

Comedy

UCB - performed in Sketch Show 301

Second City Chicago

Commercial

Ross Lacy Alyson Horn

Killian McHugh

Additional

Sketch Writing

Great @ Improvisation

Shakespeare

Stella Adler Conservatory

NY

With training from Northwestern University, Desiree excels in dramedies, as she showcases in her recent lead role in the dark comedy feature film “My Divorce Party” opposite Rumer Willis. After wrapping this winter, Desiree took to the stage in downtown Chicago, performing a 3-month run of a lead role in the new comedy farce “A Recipe for Disaster,” conceived by Celebrity Chef Rick Bayless. She returned to LA during her run to film a co-star role in the new Untitled Chippendales Project/Immigrant on Hulu.

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 5'8"

Weight: 155 lbs

Eyes: Blue

Hair Color: Brown

Hair Length: Long

 

GREAT AT COMEDY, Equestrian - English, Hula Hoop, Running - General, Snow Skiing - General, Swimming - ability - general, Tennis, Volleyball, Yoga, Comedian, Dance Jazz, Host, Improvisation, Singer, Vocal Range: Mezzo Soprano, Vocal Style: Belt, Voiceover, American - Southern Accent, British - BBC English Accent, British - Cockney Accent, Irish Accent, Scottish Accent